69 Objection to company's registered name
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

Similarity to other name in which person has goodwill

69  Objection to company's registered name

(1)     A person (“the applicant”) may object to a company's registered name on the ground—

(a)     that it is the same as a name associated with the applicant in which he has goodwill, or

(b)     that it is sufficiently similar to such a name that its use in the United Kingdom would be likely to mislead by suggesting a connection between the company and the applicant.

(2)     The objection must be made by application to a company names adjudicator (see section 70).

(3)     The company concerned shall be

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